Oracle is a relational DBMS (Database Management System) created by Oracle Corporation. It supports a large number of languages and application development frameworks. Its primary languages are SQL, PL/SQL and Java.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
869 views

How to recover from a power loss on an OVM server

We had a UPS error and lost power on a physical server hosting about 10+ virtual machines using Oracle VM platform. We got it back up and running, but I am wondering what is the best way to recover ...
1
vote
2answers
980 views

Install an Oracle DB in a linux VM

I am trying to set up an Oracle database server (at the moment just for testing purposes) in a virtual machine. The setup I'm using: VirtualBox Network adapter in NAT mode (redirecting ports ...
0
votes
2answers
288 views

Set up JDBC DataSource in LDAP

How do I create a JDBC DataSource in an OpenLDAP server? The problem is that jdbc/something is not a valid DN or RDN. But that is the format of the name that you are supposed to use for JDBC ...
2
votes
2answers
964 views

How do I setup Red Hat Enterprise Cluster and oracle 9 to support failover?

I am trying to figure out how to use RHEL cluster to have automatic failover of an oracle 9 database from one physical machine to another. Ideally this solution would be fully hardware redundant in ...
0
votes
1answer
481 views

Switch RAC nodes using dbconsole in Oracle 11g

Is it possible to use dbconsole (Enterprise Manager) to switch the active node of a Oracle 11gR2 cluster? The idea is to tell the active instance to go down and have another node take over. I want to ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Oracle application and DB scale out in private cloud

I have a client who was looking to migrate their Oracle environment to Amazon - probably Amazon RDS but were unable to get the SLA they wanted from it. I need to know if deploying something to ...
62
votes
10answers
191k views

Run Oracle SQL script and exit from sqlplus.exe via command prompt

I would like to run an Oracle script through SQL Plus via a Windows command prompt. The script does not contain an "exit" command, but I would still like SQL Plus to exit, returning control to the ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

ORA-1034 Oracle Not Found

I have recently installed oracle 11g on Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System. I logged in as administrator into windows. I am trying to create a database using DBCA wizard. I started the wizard as ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

Oracle Enterprise Manager showing Agent Unreachable, negative disk space?

I'm recently installed Oracle 11g on a Windows Server 2008 box and although the database appears to work just fine when I load up the Enterprise Manager in Firefox it tells me 'Agent Unreachable'. ...
7
votes
1answer
766 views

LSI RAID controller errors on DB import - How to troubleshoot?

We're running an import of a database dump on an Oracle system - (RHEL 5.9, 2.6.18-348.6.1.el5). The import does not complete, eventually erroring-out with: ORA-15080: synchronous I/O operation to a ...
3
votes
1answer
575 views

Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall on Hyper-V

I am trying to configure an Oracle Database Firewall / Audit Server as virtual machines on Hyper-V. The problem is that, for example, to install the Database Firewall on a virtual machine, the VM ...
2
votes
2answers
708 views

How to keep filesystem layout identical in every RedHat Installation?

I want to keep the following layout same in every installation on the identical servers: dm-0 /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 dm-1 /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01 dm-2 /dev/VolGroup00/LogVol02 dm-3 ...
2
votes
0answers
386 views

Dtrace Oracle show high fsflush on solaris 10

Solaris 10 - Oracle 11G in a zone Running mpstat , i've noticed that one CPU was at 100% used every 5 seconds for 5 seconds while all other CPU were fine, in used but nicely spread. 1 0 0 0 ...
0
votes
1answer
525 views

Cannot open oracle 9i database: ORA-16038: log 4 sequence# 1781 cannot be archived

my server was unexpectedly rebooted. after the server boot up I received the following error when trying to start up the database: ORA-16038: log 4 sequence# 1781 cannot be archived ORA-19504: ...
0
votes
0answers
313 views

can not get required packages with yum

I wound like to install Tuleap - on Oracle Linux 6.4 [ebalbar@puding ~]$ yum repolist Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, security repo id repo name ...
1
vote
3answers
5k views

Oracle 9i - delete Archive Logs without any concerns?

I have an Oracle 9i which creates Archive Logs since the year 2007. Can I delete them without any concerns? Or do I need to tell Oracle something before I delete them? (From time to time I do a cold ...
2
votes
4answers
36k views

Oracle database is very slow - Where to start and how to find the cause?

Our Oracle database(11g) is very slow all of a sudden. I donno where to start the debugging process to find what actually is the problem? I tried generating table stats and looked for locks..but i ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Cannot connect to oracle using oci_connect() on reboot

I am trying to setup a local development box. The box's on Linux Mint. Installed apache, php and mysql without any problem, then I proceeded to install Oracle Xpress Edition as my newest project ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Oracle APEX in browser over VPN

After lots of futzing around with all of the settings, I finally managed to get APEX to work on a remote server. To get that to happen, I had to grant my user the SYSDBA role, and I also included ...
1
vote
1answer
150 views

LSI 3042 supported with Oracle VM Server

Trying to install an HP DL165 1U server with an LSI 3042 SAS card. I get to the install, selected a language, select a keyboard screens then it asks me for a location for the driver (it doesn't tell ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Dataguard needed for onsite virtualization?

In moving both an Oracle DB and it's corresponding dataguard box both to a Virtual Environment, (Same site, same VM Infrastructure) Does it make sense to keep the dataguard setup? The VM ...
0
votes
2answers
956 views

Oracle 10g on RHEL - All memory gets eaten up nightly at 20.15

Okay, to start things off, I'm brand new to Oracle DB. Much experience with Microsoft products (boo) and Ubuntu linux, but RHEL and Oracle are very new to me. The environment ... Oracle DB 10g ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Oracle 'sysman' account

In Oracle, is sysman is the most powerful user or are there other equally privileged users?
3
votes
1answer
952 views

CPU Sockets vs. Cores

We are looking at software that is licensed by socket. Right now our hypervisor (EXSi) underutilizes the 2 socket 8 core processing power it has. Most guests only have 4 virtual cores. In order be ...
0
votes
2answers
500 views

Fail to create temp files in Oracle 10g

My disk is full so I delete oracle temp files to gain space. I use oragle 10g with CentOS release 4.4 Operation System. First Search temp files SELECT tablespace_name, file_name, bytes FROM ...
-1
votes
2answers
1k views

How to create running live server images Windows 2003 Server?

We have Windows 2003 Server (Oracle, Exchange 2003) running on old hardware and these are very critical servers. My company is not investing in IT department. I am looking full server live IMAGE on ...
-1
votes
5answers
4k views

What are the most popular database vendors based on market share? [closed]

I am wondering if anyone can point me to research or a link to statistics regarding popularity of database deployment. Obviously, MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer are some of the major players but I am ...
1
vote
1answer
848 views

Sun Fire X4200 (not M2) Firmware (BIOS/ILOM)?

i've running BIOS/ILOM 1.0 and it sucks with the hyperthreading sync error flood :( I just got my hands on a nice Sun Fire x64 server but I'm in a bit of a bind.  I need BIOS and ILOM files for a Sun ...
1
vote
2answers
160 views

What if I follow Oracle Instructions for hostname [duplicate]

Oracle Docs requiring Hostname to be FQDN. What do you think? Not really what I want to do but... should I? Verifying Host Names Use the following to verify host name settings: For Oracle Linux 4 ...
0
votes
1answer
318 views

Remove some entries from oracle DMP file

I have a DMP file from a production database that i'm trying to import into a testing environment. The DMP file was exported with exp (full backup). I no longer have access to the production database ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

Oracle Linux 6 kernel panic boot - anything I can do?

I'm running Oracle Linux 6 on a HP Proliant server. It's been running fine for the last week, but seemed slow earlier so the Oracle service was stopped. Rather than restart the service, I was asked to ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

how to configure memcached for weblogic 10.x and oracle 10.g

Have some web app using java, jsp, servlet. too many times frequent queries to oracle 10g under load. Thinking to introduce memcached, Is it simple ? Can it be done without code change? are there any ...
0
votes
1answer
877 views

Oracle connection failure to service with 'HA Events=True' in connection string

I'm assuming this is a configuration problem. Some background. I'm running a Windows 7 VM with VM Player. I've installed Oracle 11gR2 within the VM along with clients, Enterprise Manager, ...
2
votes
2answers
4k views

How do I (or is it advisable) downgrade Redhat Enterprise from 5.9 to 5.8 and find out when the original upgrade happened?

Two fold question. How do I find out when the upgrade from 5.8 to 5.9 happened? Where is this logged? What is the process of rolling back or downgrading from 5.9 to 5.8? Background: Supporting a ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Anyway to find out who shutdown oracle database

In my oracle database alert log file, I saw someone issued the command to shutdown oracle database. I am not able to find out what caused this. Is there a way to find out which user/program that ...
-2
votes
2answers
51 views

Do any versions of Oracle have a user limit? [closed]

I'm not sure which version of Oracle we have at Work (Enterprise or Standard), but do either of them have a limit on how many user accounts you can create?
1
vote
0answers
673 views

SSD Performance under Oracle

I have serious performance issues with oracle running over ssd. I have two OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS drives (firmware 2.15). It runs on a INTEL C600 SATA Chipset. Windows 2008 R2. So the issue is ...
2
votes
1answer
351 views

How to configure multipath using Intel X520-SR2 10GB on Oracle Linux 6.2?

I've installed the Intel x520-sr2 Ethernet/Fibre card into a server that has Oracle Linux 6.2 Installed on it. When I boot the server I can go into a QLogic menu (screen has something for Intel on ...
2
votes
1answer
173 views

puppet templates: possible to print the size of an exported resource array?

I'm writing a puppet module for ocfs2 and making use of exported resources to populate the definitions of all the cluster nodes in the config file on each cluster. This all works well. The cluster ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Place for setting environment variables for WebSphere JVM process

I have a websphere application which runs under the user wsadmin. The application invokes the SQL bulk loader client ./sqlldr The sqlldr needs some environment variables predefined in order to work ...
0
votes
1answer
225 views

Different sqlldr locations on load balanced nodes

We have two nodes in a cluster in a load balancer running third party WebSphere application. We have noticied that ./sqlldr location is different for both the nodes. For one node , its: ...
0
votes
2answers
549 views

MS Project Server 2010 and Oracle Database Backend?

After searching far and wide across the internet for an answer I have come here in hope of help. I am aware that MS Project Server 2010 requires a SharePoint server, but does anyone know if it is ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Configuring DHCPD to use option 66, in a specific subnet

I am trying to configure DHCP to use option 66 to provide a TFTP server to Sunray thin clients. The clients in a specific subnet must use a specific TFTP server so that they are served configuration ...
3
votes
1answer
762 views

Oracle with Kerberos authentication and Windows 2003 Server as KDC

I am running Oracle 10.2 on a Windows 2003 Server SP2 which is also the domain controller on the network. I wish to switch authentication method from NTS to Kerberos. I have spent a lot of time ...
0
votes
1answer
507 views

install kernel-uek-2.6.32-300.7.1.el5uek.x86_64.rpm fails

While trying to install kernel-uek-2.6.32-300.7.1.el5uek.x86_64.rpm I got following error :( Pls help, really in trouble [root@nonprodsrv02 kdumprpm]# rpm -ivh ...
0
votes
2answers
106 views

Filessystem sizing issues on root

I recently installed a VM version of Oracle Linux 6.3 and began installing applications for testing. I realized that the "/" mount is small and the "/home" mount is way oversized, See output below. ...
0
votes
1answer
372 views

JBoss 5.1.0 GA configuration for Oracle Data Guard

Can someone please point me to some tutorial or "how to" for configuring Jboss to work along with Oracle Data Guard. Motivation behind this is pretty standard, move some of the users to read from the ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Root SSH login works, but su/sudo to root does not work

Im recently working on a clients box, and SSH into the box with root credentials work but when i try to su or sudo to root user it states incorrect password. I tried changed the root password and know ...
1
vote
4answers
14k views

SQL Navigator startup error: Unhandled Exception at startup - Cannot find OCI DLL: oci.dll

I am using 64 bits Windows 7. Oracle Development Tool: SQL Navigator 5.5 was installed on my computer. When I try to start the program I get this error: "Unhandled Exception at startup - Cannot ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

Oracle xml column to xml file

I want to automatically generate an xml file for every record found in an xml column in a table. Is there a script using a cursor or another method to do that?